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Full text of "The Cambridge Natural History"

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ALOPECOIDS AND THOOIDS                            4*7

members  of this  genus  can, according   to   Professor Huxley, be
sorted  into   two  series  by certain  cranial  characters.      The  two

j*1a. 207. — Fennec Jb'ox.

series he termed the « Alopecoid " or Fox-like, and the « Thooid '*
or Wolf-like.     It was suggested that the generic name Vulpes be

FIG. 208, — Prairie Wolf or Coyote.     Canis bttran*.     x

used for the former, and CawU for the second.     The cliaracters
which will be dealt with immediately are also to be noted among

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